Summer Road Trip: Black Forest to Alsace

We set off early Thursday morning from Berlin to drive down to the Black Forest Region of Germany - clear across the country. 23 hours of driving, 2,000 kilometers and 8 towns later, we can say with certainty that the region is absolutely breathtaking. Our Route using Roadtrippers: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Located in Northern Bavaria, the … Continue reading Summer Road Trip: Black Forest to Alsace

Greek Island Hopping

On our most recent adventure, we teamed up with Busabout tours to see all the best that Greece has to offer. After our epic trips with Busabout's partner companies in Scotland and Ireland, we knew from the start we were in good hands. Traveling can be incredibly difficult when it comes to logistics, especially in a place like Greece (full of tiny … Continue reading Greek Island Hopping

Across Norway in 6 Days

Norway is one of the most naturally beautiful countries I’ve visited. From giant fjords to snow-capped mountains to aqua beaches, there is a feast of options to satisfy even the most storied traveler. I (Meredith) recently spent 6 days touring the country with my sister and I believe we saw a great overview of all … Continue reading Across Norway in 6 Days

Mallorca, Spain

We hopped on a morning flight out of Barcelona (for just 17 Euros via Ryanair...no joke!) and a mere 25 minutes later we found ourselves on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. This is one instance where renting a car can change your entire experience. We highly recommend it to give you the freedom to explore the whole island … Continue reading Mallorca, Spain

3 Days in Barcelona

Want more Barcelona tips? Check out our city guide! We took the red-eye (complete with a 3:45am wake-up call) to Barcelona from Berlin. We may have been questioning our own sanity at the time of booking this flight, BUT, in retrospect it was quite nice to have already arrived in our destination before 9am! We arrived … Continue reading 3 Days in Barcelona

5 Days in Ireland: Here’s What to Do

This was my (Meredith) first time visiting Ireland and I was hopeful it would live up to the countless positive things I'd heard from fellow travellers throughout the years. I can happily say that it did not disappoint! Ireland is gorgeous and FULL of so many amazing destinations, I knew I wouldn't be able to see … Continue reading 5 Days in Ireland: Here’s What to Do

Lofoten Islands, Norway

After 2 Norwegian Air flights, a 3 hour long night ferry, and a short (but intense) drive through winding fjords and tunnels, we finally arrived to the dreamlike Lofoten Islands. The rugged, barely touched, ever-changing landscape of the region is one of the most naturally beautiful places in the world. The islands are located within the … Continue reading Lofoten Islands, Norway

Riga: The Hidden Gem of The Baltics

A few months ago, while heading out to meet friends on the S-Bahn, I overheard a group of people laughing and singing Alt-J (they had just seen them in concert). Shortly after, we struck up a conversation after the train broke down and we were all forced to exit. They were all visiting from Latvia and … Continue reading Riga: The Hidden Gem of The Baltics

Bearsley’s Downtown Apartments in Riga

We had the warmest welcome when we arrived in Riga at the Bearsleys Downtown Apartments. They're centrally located with many places to eat and shop nearby (read more about what to do in Riga on our city guide). Not only was there a complimentary iPad (with handy tourist information) and a Latvian cell phone, but Bearsleys … Continue reading Bearsley’s Downtown Apartments in Riga

Tips and Tricks for Italy

A few handy tips and tricks to know on your next trip to Italy. TRAIN TROUBLE Always book your trains in advance! We thought booking on the fly would suffice, but we were left paying way more for whatever premium tickets were left available. If you have ample time, there are cheaper (slower) trains, but the … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Italy